Dr Gay Morris joins Wits as a distinguished scholar

16:05 PM (7 Hours ago) Marketing News
Emeritus associate professor, Dr Gay Morris will join Drama for Life at the University of Witwaterstrand (Wits) in March this year as part of Wits’ Distinguished Scholars Programme in the faculty of Humanities.

Craft Art in South Africa: Creative Intersections launches at David Krut Projects

15:57 PM (7 Hours ago) Events
The launch of Craft Art in South Africa: Creative Intersections will take place on Wednesday, 11 March at 18:30.

Heart 104.9FM's On the Couch to move to new timeslot

15:44 PM (7 Hours ago) Media News
As of Saturday, 14 March, Heart 104.9FM listeners will awake to an extended Saturday Breakfast with Tapfuma Makina which will now run from 06:00 to 10:00.

Hilda Lunderstedt returning to be 2015 Takkie Tax ambassador

12:46 PM (10 Hours ago) Publicity News
The Tekkie Tax fundraising campaign is proud to announce that Hilda Lunderstedt will continue to be the ambassador in the 2015 Tekkie Tax campaign for the children’s sector of Tekkie Tax.

Typo, Cotton On to open at Somerset Mall

12:46 PM (10 Hours ago) Marketing News
The Cotton On Group is thrilled to announce the launch of their Typo store and re-opening of the Cotton On store at Somerset Mall, Somerset West, on Friday, 13 March.

Councillor invites mayors of African capital cities to attend African Capital Cities Sustainability Forum

12:22 PM (11 Hours ago) Publicity News
The African Capital Cities Sustainability Forum takes place from Tuesday, 23 to Thursday, 25 June during Sustainability Week.

Vinoteque launches online shopping experience for wine and spirit connoisseurs

12:21 PM (11 Hours ago) Marketing News
There is excellent news for those with a passion and appreciation for the finer things in life: now one can explore, own and savour a wealth of outstanding wines and spirits through www.vinoteque.co.za – an online shopping experience as rewarding as the brands it houses.

City Lodge Hotel Group taking care of SA National Culinary Team

12:07 PM (11 Hours ago) Marketing News
Great news for the South African National Culinary Team is that the City Lodge Hotel Group will be taking care of their accommodation needs as they prepare for next year’s IKA Culinary Olympics taking place in Erfurt in Germany.

Egg Films' Dani Hynes embraces the Spirit of Ubuntu in new NIVEA ad

11:47 AM (11 Hours ago) Advertising News
After an incredibly busy stint, that saw Dani Hynes of Egg Films complete five ads back to back in a few months, her last project was a real heart and soul campaign which involved the community, whilst also helping to improve their lives.

Cannes Lions introduce Glass Lion award for marketing that shatters gender stereotypes

11:47 AM (11 Hours ago) Awards
Cannes Lions has announced the launch of the Glass Lion: The Lion for Change; an award with the support of LeanIn.Org which specifically recognises work that challenges gender bias and shatters stereotypical images of men and women which remain rooted in marketing messages.

Careers24 campaign features in Creative Circle's Ad of the Month

11:16 AM (12 Hours ago) Advertising News
The Careers24 three-part campaign for Ogilvy Cape Town directed by Terence Neale of Egg Films has featured in the top three best spots in Ad of the Month as voted for by creatives in the industry.

LekkeSlaap.co.za launches new wedding accommodation online platform

11:03 AM (12 Hours ago) Media News
LekkeSlaap.co.za is making life easier for wedding planners and bridal parties alike.

AngelShack places SA on the design and innovation map

10:57 AM (12 Hours ago) Awards
Local office furniture producer, AngelShack, from Sandton has placed South Africa back on the design and innovation map by not only winning the Accenture Innovation Index Award in Gauteng, but by also securing the prestigious Good Design Awards in Chicago earlier this year.

Marvel’s Avengers Assemble comes back for a second season on Disney XD

10:50 AM (12 Hours ago) Entertainment
Disney XD has ordered a second season of its popular animated series on the Marvel Universe programming block, Marvel's Avengers Assemble.

Ogilvy & Mather named top ranked creative agency at Creative Circle

10:41 AM (12 Hours ago) Awards
Ogilvy & Mather (O&M) South Africa was announced as the number one ranked creative agency in the country at the SA Creative Circle, with O&M Cape Town taking first spot in the individual agency rankings closely followed with O&M Johannesburg in second place.

Joel Stransky and Anriëtte Schoeman enter Absa Cape Eipc as Team Liqui-Fruit

10:19 AM (13 Hours ago) Marketing News
Liqui-Fruit is once again the official beverage sponsor for the third consecutive year of the Absa Cape Epic, a world renowned eight-day mountain bike stage race, which kicks off on Sunday, 15 March with the Prologue at the University of Cape Town.

Glenfiddich introduces the perfect gift for any special occasion

10:17 AM (13 Hours ago) Marketing News
The World’s most awarded single malt Scotch whisky - Glenfiddich - introduces the perfect gift for any special occasion.

Award-winning Exit/Exist on tour in Europe

10:08 AM (13 Hours ago) Entertainment
Vuyani Dance Theatre is once again the toast of European stages, with founder and executive director Gregory Maqoma currently busy with a lengthy tour.

VIDI's newlook dashboard will give you a better viewing experience

9:59 AM (13 Hours ago) Marketing News
VIDI, South Africa’s premier video-on-demand entertainment service, now offers a highly-personalised viewing experience following a revamp of the VIDI dashboard.

A tiny elephant making a massive difference

9:56 AM (13 Hours ago) Publicity News
Towards the end of 2014, Adventures With Elephants proudly announced the establishment of the Rory Hensman Elephant Research Unit (RHERU) - their very own dedicated elephant research centre devoted to the memory of the late Rory Hensman.

24.com's News24Wire to replace Sapa in April

9:36 AM (13 Hours ago) Media News
Media24's digital division, 24.com, announced on Thursday, 5 March, exciting plans for a news wire service launching in April. The announcement comes in the wake of the South African Press Association’s (Sapa) closure. The new service will be called News24Wire.

King James Group cleans up at Creative Circle Ad of the Year Awards

9:29 AM (14 Hours ago) Awards
Leading integrated agency, the King James Group, scooped three awards at the recent Creative Circle Ad of the Year Awards, including both first and second place in the Digital category for the Sanlam ‘One Rand Man’ and Johnnie Walker ‘Meet Your Match’ campaigns respectively.

Fresh AM launches successful campaign for Savanna Angry Lemon

9:28 AM (14 Hours ago) Marketing News
Savanna launched their limited edition Savanna Angry Lemon at the start of summer with the support of Cape-based agency Fresh Advertising and Marketing.

Win with MTN Radio Awards

9:11 AM (14 Hours ago) Awards

Although adjudication of the MTN Radio Awards entries is done by a panel of radio and media specialists, listeners also have a say in the awards, particularly in the My Station" category.

Cape Town's Magnum Pleasure Store hosts its final event

8:01 AM (15 Hours ago) Marketing News
It was a night of decadence, indulgence and glamour as the Magnum Pleasure Store in Cape Town Cavendish Square, hosted its final event. Cape Town-based beauty media and bloggers gathered to watch celebrity make-up artist Aliki Zanolin of Head2Toe, the creative talent behind some of South Africa’s most beautiful faces, demonstrate a glamorous Magnum inspired make-up makeover.

CANSA to host sunscreen points at the 2015 Absa Cape Epic

7:25 AM (16 Hours ago) Publicity News
The Absa Cape Epic is taking place from Sunday, 15 to Sunday, 22 March, with seven teams riding in support of the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA), an official charity for the event. The Prologue of the race starts at the base of the iconic Table Mountain in Cape Town, and finishes off eight days later at Meerendal Wine Estate in Durbanville.

Kyle Lewis directs Khuli Chana's 9 Shots music video

7:12 AM (16 Hours ago) Entertainment
Arcade Content’s Kyle Lewis directed 9 Shots, Khuli Chana’s new music video about his emotional journey after being shot by police in an unfortunate case of mistaken identity in 2013.

Show your heart and tap into cause-related marketing

16:24 PM (Yesterday) Editorial Desk
The idea of cause-related marketing is not a new one. It has been practiced in the United States and UK for many years. And in South Africa too. In fact, if you look closely, you’ll notice that it’s everywhere.

MTV reveals #MovieAwards nominees

14:39 PM (Yesterday) Awards

MTV has revealed the nominees for the 2015 MTV Movie Awards, taking place live at the Nokia Theatre LA in Los Angeles in California.

ACT | UJ Arts & Culture Conference to be Jam-packed

13:29 PM (Yesterday) Events
The 2015 ACT | UJ Arts & Culture Conference entitled Creatives Make It Happen, promises an engaging and stimulating programme.

Nedbank Private Wealth Golf Tournament raises R64 500 for the Emmäus community project

12:58 PM (Yesterday) Publicity News
The Nedbank Private Wealth Golf Tournament, hosted by Fancourt on Thursday, 25 February, took place on Fancourt’s Outeniqua and Montagu Golf Courses. It was a resounding success with 120 golfers participating, raising R64 500 for the Emmäus community project.

eLabs scoops the Design Indaba Expo Innovation Award

12:26 PM (Yesterday) Awards
Cape Town-based urban, mobility solutions company, eLabs has scooped the Design Indaba Expo Innovation Award, sponsored by law firm, Adams & Adams, and in so doing, winning R50 000. The company’s winning entry, the Watt scooter, is an electric scooter capable of travelling at a top speed of 25km/h with a range of more than 20km on a single charge.

Green Worx's green cleaning products ensure a sustainable future

12:16 PM (Yesterday) Publicity News
The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) confirms that climate change is progressing at an alarming rate and is the direct result of non-eco-friendly practices by mankind. It is essential that individuals and organisations around the world do their part in curbing climate change.

Samsung claims 48 iF Design Awards

11:36 AM (Yesterday) Awards
Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. has announced that it was awarded 48 iF Design Awards, including seven gold awards. Thirty-nine of the awards were given for superior product design, five for communication design and four for concept design.

Judges for MAQmovie announced

11:18 AM (Yesterday) Media News
Bliss Brands are proud to announce Shona Ferguson, Sdumo Mtshali, Darrell Roodt and Nomzamo Mbatha as the judges for MAQamovie. The stellar judging panel made up of South Africa’s finest film industry talent will be deciding which of the amateur actors will be going through to the semi-finals.

Daily Sun's headlines inspire Daily Sun Movie series

10:15 AM (Yesterday) Media News
The headlines of South Africa’s massively popular tabloid, Daily Sun, inspire a slate of brand new homegrown movies on Mzansi Magic, channel 161 on DStv.

Newsclip is committed to a greener future

9:57 AM (Yesterday) Publicity News
Newsclip continues to see the benefits of their solar-powered, energy-efficient Johannesburg-based Head Office. Believing in the power of a greener economy, Newsclip was one of the first companies in Gauteng to undertake a solar project of this magnitude, and are one of the top 10 solar powered companies in South Africa.

Rage Festival Passport sales break records in one day

9:50 AM (Yesterday) Entertainment
There is no doubt that Rage Festival 2015 is the biggest youth music and lifestyle festival in South Africa. In just seven minutes after going on sale on Sunday, 1 March at Noon, 1300 Early Bird Passports sold out.

IT Leaders Africa Summit panel features industry leaders

9:31 AM (Yesterday) Marketing News
The 6th annual IT Leaders Africa Summit is set take place from Wednesday, 18 to Tuesday, 19 March at the Maslow Hotel in Johannesburg and promises to deliver an expert-mix agenda which will include a topical and educational conference program, the latest in technology workshops and demonstrations, plenty of networking opportunities and cocktail functions.

Business Day rebrands, introduces four new content sections

7:56 AM (Yesterday) Media News
Business Day has introduced four new sections into their daily paper offering. As from Tuesday, 17 February, the paper has featured a lifestyle, innovations, leadership and a health and wellness section that incorporates insightful analytics into the newly branded content sections.

The deadline for D&AD Next Awards entries have been extended

7:39 AM (Yesterday) Awards
Aspiring creative film and photography talent will have until Wednesday, 11 March to get their entries in for the final judging round of the brand new D&AD Next Awards. The Next series aims to bridge the gap between the D&AD Professional Awards and New Blood programme by identifying the best new talent and promoting them back to industry.

Nominations for the Standard Bank Rising Star Awards are open

7:06 AM (Yesterday) Awards
The Standard Bank Rising Star Awards has announced that nominations are now open for its fourth annual event. The fourth annual awards ceremony recognises, inspires and celebrates young South African individuals, between the ages of 28 and 40, who have made outstanding contributions to their organisations and the future of the nation as a whole.

Win a trip to watch Usain Bolt live with PUMA IGNITE

6:53 AM (Yesterday) Marketing News
Usain Bolt’s training shoe of choice, the PUMA IGNITE hits South Africa stores on Thursday, 5 March. PUMA’s most responsive running shoe, it features innovative foam technology that maximizes energy return to keep one running faster - if one puts the energy in then IGNITE gives it back.

KFM and CapeTalk raise over R3-million for the Volunteer Wild Fire Service

6:41 AM (Yesterday) Publicity News
KFM and CapeTalk received pledges for over R3-million to support the efforts of hundreds of brave, exhausted volunteers who have been battling the raging fires across the Cape Peninsula since Sunday, 1 March.

MEC take home 3 Bookmarks Awards

17:09 PM (2 Days ago) Awards
MEC, the fifth largest media agency network in the world, has won the award for Best Ad Ops Team at the recent 2015 Bookmarks Awards. The award recognises the execution of digital advertising across platforms. It places particular emphasis on the team’s enterprise and performance in ad ops as well as their leadership, innovation and contribution to overall success.

Operation Smile ambassador breaks world record cycling from Cairo to Cape Town

16:54 PM (2 Days ago) Publicity News
In an attempt to raise funds and awareness for the plight of children born with cleft lips and palettes, Operation Smile ambassador, Keegan Longueira, broke the Cairo to Cape world cycling record as he arrived at the V&A Waterfront, Cape Town just after 14:00 on Monday, 2 March.

KFM and Cape Talk raise over R1-million in four hours for Cape Town firefighters

16:44 PM (2 Days ago) Publicity News
The KFM and Cape Talk radiothon has reached the million Rand mark in under four hours. The efforts that started at 11:00 on Wednesday, 4 March, is in aid of bringing relief to the raging fires spreading across the Cape Peninsula.

UberASSIST helps people donate to Cape Town firefighters

15:57 PM (2 Days ago) Publicity News
Uber, the innovative app that connects riders with drivers has created a temporary vehicle option called UberASSIST, that allows all riders to request a car that will collect various donations for the firefighters currently battling the blazes in Cape Town.

Why journalists should have a blog

15:18 PM (2 Days ago) Editorial Desk

Having a blog is almost a prerequisite for today’s journalists. This is because there is more to blogging than simply disseminating information; and because journalists do more than simply produce content.

M-Net to launch new general entertainment channel for DStv Compact viewers

14:53 PM (2 Days ago) Media News
DStv Compact viewers will be able to enjoy an enhanced offering on DStv channel 115. From Monday, 6 April 2015, this new general entertainment channel, M-Net City, will replace M-Net Series Zone on channel 115.
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